Receive Recognition

Duke Health deeply values its philanthropic partners and is honored to recognize the many individuals who join us in advancing health together.

Annual Giving Societies

Leadership Society

Through their annual gifts to Duke Health, these alumni, patients, faculty, staff, and friends are partners in our mission to advance health—locally, nationally, and globally.  We thank them for their leadership, which fuels excellence across Duke Health, including the School of Medicine, School of Nursing, and Duke University Health System.

Members of the Leadership Society have contributed $10,000 or more to Duke Health in the previous fiscal year.

Benefits

  • Listing on annual giving wall in Duke Clinic
  • Invitations to select special events
  • Name listed in a Duke Health publication

Leadership Society wall

Innovators Society

Innovation is the spark that generates discovery, advances health for people and communities, and inspires future leaders. We are grateful to these alumni, patients, faculty, staff, and friends, whose annual gifts supports breakthrough discoveries, exceptional health care, education for future leaders, and service to society.

Members of the Innovators Society have contributed $25,000 or more to Duke Health in the previous fiscal year.

Benefits

  • Listing on annual giving wall in Duke Clinic
  • Invitations to select special events
  • Name listed in a Duke Health publication

Innovators Society Wall

Lifetime Giving Societies

Pillar Society

Pillar Society members provide foundational support throughout Duke Health.  We extend our gratitude for their lifetime giving and for joining us on our quest to accelerate discovery, deliver exceptional patient care, provide transformative education, and build healthy communities locally and globally.

Recognizing donors whose cumulative giving to Duke Health has exceeded $100,000 at the end of the previous fiscal year.

In addition to benefits of the James B. Duke Society, Pillar Society members receive:

  • Recognition on the society wall in Duke Clinic
  • Invitations to select Duke Health events
  • Parking voucher good for five uses in select Duke Health parking lots
  • Annual campaign updates

Pillar Society wall

Vista Society

Vista Society members demonstrate foresight through their extraordinary generosity and share Duke Health’s commitment to advancing health together. We recognize these generous donors for the opportunities they enable and extend our appreciation for the impact of their lifetime giving to Duke Health.

Recognizing donors whose cumulative giving to Duke Health has exceeded $250,000 at the end of the previous fiscal year.

In addition to benefits of the James B. Duke Society, Vista Society members receive:

  • Recognition on the society wall in Duke Clinic
  • Invitations to select Duke Health events
  • Parking voucher good for five uses in select Duke Health parking lots
  • Annual campaign updates
  • One-time recognition gift 

Vista Society wall

Pinnacle Society

From James B. Duke’s remarkable founding gift in 1924 to the contribution of our most benevolent friends today, philanthropy has played a vital role at Duke University Medical Center.  We are grateful to these visionary partners who, through their unparalleled generosity, help Duke create a world of better health.

Recognizing donors whose cumulative giving to Duke Health has exceeded $1,000,000.

In addition to the benefits of the James B. Duke Society, Pinnacle Society members receive all benefits associated with the Braxton Craven Fellows Society and:

  • Recognition on the society wall in Duke Clinic
  • Invitations to select Duke Health events
  • Parking voucher good for five uses in select Duke Health parking lots
  • Annual campaign updates

Pinnacle Society wall

Davison Club and Medical Alumni Fund

Alumni support is critical to the vitality and health of academic institutions and the Duke University School of Medicine is fortunate to have many alumni who are actively supporting the institution through their time and generosity. Gifts to the Davison Club and Medical Annual Fund provide support for scholarships, innovative research, faculty support, curriculum enhancements, new technologies and more.

Davison Club Wall

Bessie Baker Society

Bessie BakerThe Bessie Baker Society, named for the Duke University School of Nursing’s first dean, Bessie Baker, BS, RN, recognizes the Duke University School of Nursing’s most dedicated supporters. Her dynamic personality and forceful character helped ensure the success of the School from its earliest days. The support from the society’s members today continues to ensure the School’s current and future success.

The Bessie Baker Society honors the generosity of individuals who have made an annual fund gift of $1,000 or more [$500 for recent nursing school graduates (2013-2018)] to the Duke University School of Nursing. Bessie Baker Society members receive invitations to educational and recognition events from the School of Nursing and Duke Health.

Shingleton Society

William ShingletonThe Shingleton Society honors the generosity of those who, during a fiscal year (July 1 through June 30) have made a gift of $1,000 or more. The impact of this philanthropy is significant as Duke Cancer Institute continues its quest to extend and improve the lives of all people with cancer. The Shingleton Society pays tribute to Dr. William W. Shingleton, the founding director of Duke Comprehensive Cancer Center, now known as Duke Cancer Institute.

Shingleton Society donors fuel groundbreaking breakthroughs at Duke. This committed group of annual donors stands shoulder-to-shoulder with world-class physicians, researchers, and caregivers—all dedicated to improving the lives of those affected by cancer. We are grateful to every donor who has chosen to partner with us in our quest to change the rules on cancer. With your support, we are moving further, faster and with greater purpose.

 

 

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